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  • Maryland environmental enforcement actions: Naughty Businesses of the Week

    The Maryland Department of the Environment has announced enforcement actions for the following businesses: Land Pollution LEAD: MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program enforces mandatory requirements to reduce lead paint risk in rental...
  • Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, ironworker, dies

    Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, ironworker, dies
    Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, a retired ironworker who during his nearly 50-year career worked on some of the nation's most notable bridges, died July 13 of pneumonia at his Loch Raven Village home. He was 93. The son of a construction superintendent and...
  • City to pay part of arena, convention center study

    Baltimore City will pay a third of the $150,000 cost of a Maryland Stadium Authority study to determine whether the city should build a new downtown arena linked to an expanded Baltimore Convention Center. Members of the Baltimore Convention & Tourism...
  • Stuart Halstead Dobson, engineering executive

    Stuart Halstead Dobson, engineering executive
    Stuart Halstead Dobson, a retired Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. executive and civil engineer, died Nov. 20 of a massive stroke at Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. The Stevensville resident was 76. The son of a Bethlehem Steel Corp. mechanical...
  • Baltimore Sun donation allows New Year's Eve fireworks to go forward

    Baltimore Sun donation allows New Year's Eve fireworks to go forward
    Fireworks will light the sky over the Inner Harbor on New Year's Eve after a donation from The Baltimore Sun allowed organizers to meet their fundraising goal for putting on the annual display. The Sun will serve as presenting sponsor for the 34-year-...
  • Hackerman proposes retail or warehouse project at former incinerator site

    The former site of a waste incinerator in Northeast Baltimore could be developed into a big-box store or warehouses or a combination under a plan being proposed by construction magnate Willard Hackerman, who has a contract to purchase the vacant, 19-...
  • Group to seek state funding for convention center, arena project

    Backers of a proposed Inner Harbor arena linked to an expanded convention center expect to ask the state to provide funds for preliminary planning and design for the project's $420 million public portion. The Greater Baltimore Committee, the business...
  • City sells development site to Hackerman for $1.1M

    Baltimore officials have finalized the $1.1 million sale of a 19-acre "brownfields" site on Pulaski Highway to construction magnate Willard Hackerman, who plans to develop a big-box store or warehouses or both, a city economic development official said...
  • Proposed downtown arena gets private financing commitment

    Proposed downtown arena gets private financing commitment
    Construction magnate Willard Hackerman has offered to finance and build an 18,500-seat arena in downtown Baltimore, civic leaders say, freeing taxpayers from having to foot the bill and significantly increasing the chances that plans for a $900 million...
  • City raises stakes, questions in convention race

    City raises stakes, questions in convention race
    If you want to win an arms race, minor escalation is not the way to go. Only after President Ronald Reagan started developing a wildly expensive and impractical system to shoot down enemy missiles did the Soviet Union give up the Cold War. The $900...
  • Competing for conventions

    Competing for conventions
    If Baltimore manages to build the $900 million convention center expansion and arena proposed for the Inner Harbor, business and civic leaders say, the city will join a growing list of destinations competing to woo lucrative convention business with...
  • Five-year sewer project finally comes to an end

    Five-year sewer project finally comes to an end
    A construction site trailer at Wyman Park Drive and West 33rd Street is scheduled to leave Tuesday. For all intents and purposes, that ends the 5-year, federally mandated Stony Run Interceptor sewer project. "I think the neighborhood is relieved. The...